University of California - San Diego #93608 ECEC/MCDC Assistant Teacher- Floater in San Diego, California

#93608 ECEC/MCDC Assistant Teacher- Floater

Filing Deadline: Thu 5/31/2018

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/21/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under supervision of the ECEC Program Coordinator or the MCDC Center Coordinator and direction of ECEC/MCDC Lead Teachers, float between ECEC and MCDC classrooms to cover staff absences and maintain required adult to child ratios. Assist in the preparation and implementation of various classroom activities for children aged three months to five years. Assist in creating and teaching age appropriate projects in the areas of literacy, math, science, art, music, dance and cultural awareness.

Assist in creating, planning and teaching fine motor activities, such as finger-painting, drawing, painting, stringing beads and manipulative. Organize and assist supervising children's gross motor activities such as running, jumping, balancing, climbing and dancing. Work with children in small groups or on a one-to-one basis according to their own interests.

Keep ECEC and MCDC classrooms, bathrooms, and eating areas clean and safe at all times. This includes, but is not limited to: picking up toys and small playground equipment, washing dishes, sweeping floors, trash removal, retrieving meals and returning dishes from the kitchen, when necessary. Support the health, safety and hygiene of children keeping the environment safe by ensuring a clean and safe atmosphere in the classroom and outdoor areas. Report discrepancies to Lead Teacher.

Assist children with hygiene (washing, diapering, toileting). Follow established health and safety procedures for handling emergencies as identified in the ECEC Emergency Management Plan Handbook. Immediately report incidents involving children to the Lead Teacher and/or the ECEC Program Coordinator or MCDC Center Coordinator. Maintain visual observation of children at all times to prevent children from being unsupervised or from leaving the center.

  • This is a floater position that requires the ability to work flexible hours and float between classrooms to accommodate staff absences. Will be working with infants, toddlers, and preschool children as assigned and move through indoor/outdoor areas with children according to their interests. Must work well with a diverse customer base, children, and staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have college level coursework relevant to the age (or ages) and needs of children they teach and/or are enrolled in a program leading to a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA); or equivalent, are actively participating in the program, and are demonstrating progress toward the CDA or equivalent.

  • Experience working with children aged three months to five years in a formal child care environment such as but not limited to providing nanny services, care giving skills, camp counseling with younger children, etc.

  • Educational background such as, but not limited to: Psychology, Language Arts, and Human Development. A combination of work related experience and educational background is acceptable.

  • Experience assisting with the implementation of age-appropriate developmental classroom activities for the three month to five year old child, such as but not limited to: literacy, dance, art, music, nutrition, science and outdoor activities, etc.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English to be understood by young children. Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing and electronically, when necessary.

  • Understanding of Health and Safety issues as it relates to the classroom and the child care environment.

  • Knowledge of various emergency response procedures. Ability to act quickly, calmly and appropriately in hazardous situations.

  • Ability to relate to children as individuals and in small and large groups. Ability to make sound judgments in all child care situations.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and ability to accomplish goals. Ability to communicate effectively with people of many diverse backgrounds including parents, children, teachers, staff, and faculty.

  • Demonstrated experience performing light housekeeping, soiled clothes changes and diapering duties.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • FBI/Dept. of Justice Live Scan background check and clearance with Child Abuse Index and association through Community Care Licensing required prior to hire.

  • Must possess and maintain current TB Clearance and Health Screening Report.

  • Must possess and maintain current immunization record to include evidence of current immunization for influenza, pertussis and measles.

  • Physical ability to lift up to 40 pounds as necessary.

  • This position meets the requirements for a mandated reporter under CANRA.

  • This is a floater position that requires the ability to work flexible hours and float between classrooms to accommodate staff absences. Must work with infants, toddlers, and preschool children as assigned and move through indoor/outdoor areas with children according to their interests. Must work well with a diverse customer base, children, and staff.

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Payroll Title:

CHILD DEV CTR AST

Department:

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDU. CENTER

Hiring Salary Range

$16.33 - $18.65 /hour

Worksite:

East Campus

Appointment Type:

Career

Appointment Percent:

100%

Union:

CX Contract

Total Openings:

3

Work Schedule:

Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday